Its size and location make it one of the busiest gay bars in DC. Sip mimosas and dine at a buffet as you watch stellar drag queens strut across the stage in heels that seemingly defy the laws of physics. If you want to go wild, Town is the place.
Finally, see and be seen on the refurbished, year-round upstairs patio that boasts a DJ and plenty of dancing. Check out showtunes on Mondays and Family Feud-style trivia on Wednesdays. Sundays are especially wild thanks to ridiculously well-priced vodka specials and beer pong games upstairs.
Number Nine is the ninth offering from the partnership that has given Washington, D. Number Nine is located in the middle of everything in the heart of Logan Circle right across from Whole Foods. Though it was formerly a bar, it has been totally stripped, renovated, and recreated as a completely new and classic space.
Leading up to the LGBT community faced a number of discriminatory acts from federal and local government. Congress passed a law outlawing sodomy in D. Under the Lavender Scare the federal government fired gay individuals en masse.
Town Danceboutique opened on November 17th, and was the largest gay danceclub in Washington, D. It was a combination of a cabaret performance space, a plush lounge, a massive outdoor patio, and a high energy danceclub. There were two floors, multiple rooms, multiple outside smoking areas, an amazing video installation, state of the art LED lighting, and multiple dancefloors and seating areas.
It might come as a surprise to learn that Washington, D. At night, however, the tables are cleared away for the drinking crowds. Perhaps the most under-the-radar gay bar to outsiders, as well as the most political of Washington's gay bars, the Diner is home to high-profile Democratic and Republican operatives who regularly put aside politics when they arrive for the party.
Thursdays Leather Uniform Rubber Etc. At 8pm, the lights go out and the candles come out. Calendar GoogleCal.
LGBT establishments—bars, bookshops, clubs, and other local businesses—were key to publicly representing marginalized people in the 20th century. In these safe spaces, members of the LGBT community could meet, form relationships, strengthen their identity, and advocate for their right to exist freely. Today, it is difficult to navigate the history of these historic spaces; the history of most LGBT establishments has been passed down orally within the community itself, and were never written down or recorded.
The Fireplace is a cozy Washington D. The suspects then fled the scene. Luckily, the three victims went into a local hospital and received treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
By Andrew Collins. With a great mix of diverse bars situated in several different neighborhoods, Washington, D. Here in Washington you can find pulsing dance clubs, seemingly secret neighborhood bars tucked down alleys, racially and socially diverse clubs, some fun lesbian hangouts—there's pretty much something for every taste and style. Much of the action is centered near or around Dupont Circle and nearby Logan Circle and the U Street Corridor, but you'll find several fun gay bars in other parts of the city, notable Capitol Hill.